Travel round the world like a VIP
Follow in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg as you circumnavigate to globe. Tick off those bucket list experiences, the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, the Palace on Wheels in India, and Broadway in New York amongst others. At £510,000 per couple you can be a part of this exclusive VIP tour via private jet, cruise ship and luxury train, following in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg.
Day 1-3: London – Paris
From London Luton Airport you’ll board your private jet for Paris and, upon arrival, transfer to the George V Hotel. The next day enjoy a full day of sightseeing, taking in all the must-see sights of Paris including lunch at 58 Tour Eiffel Tower and dinner and a show at the iconic Moulin Rouge. Your last full day in Paris is spent enjoying an exclusive shopping excursion before an after-hours private visit to the Palace of Versailles.
Day 4-6: Paris – Rome
This morning you’ll head to the airport and on to Rome, where, upon arrival, you’ll check into the Hassler Hotel. You have the afternoon at leisure before dinner at the Imago restaurant. The next day enjoy a full-day private tour of the Vatican. You’ll have dinner at the Armando al Pantheon. Your last full day in Rome will be spent seeing the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant the rest of the evening is at leisure.
Day 7: Rome – Athens
Depart for the airport for your flight to Athens, where, upon arrival, you’ll transfer to the Grande Bretagne Hotel where you will stay for one night. You’ll have an afternoon of sightseeing.
Day 8: Athens – Silverseas Cruise
After an early morning sightseeing tour including sunrise over the Acropolis, you’ll board the Silver Cloud. This spacious, yet intimate cruise ship carries 296 guests and houses an array of dining and entertainment venues.
Day 9: Cruise to Agios Nikolaos Crete
Arriving at 8am, you’ll have a full day private tour of Crete, including the Palace of Knossos. You’ll depart a 5pm, and spend the evening at sea.
Day 10: Day at sea
Day 11: Cruise the Suez Canal
Today you’ll cruise along the iconic Suez Canal, an artificial waterway connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.
Day 12-14: Cruise to Sharm el Sheikh, Aqaba and Safaga
Try one of the range of activities available in Sharm el Sheikh before enjoying the rest of the day at leisure. In Aqaba, Jordan enjoy a full day private tour of Petra, seeing the Rose City with an experienced guide. In Safaga you’ll have a full day tour of Luxor and the iconic Valley of the Kings, home to a variety of ancient tombs, some of which are open to the public.
Day 15-18: At sea
Day 19: Cruise to Salalah
Salalah is your destination today, and upon arrival you’ll head off a full day tour of the city to learn all about its history.
Day 20: Day at sea
Day 21-25: Cruise to Muscat, Fujairah and Dubai
This morning you’ll arrive into beautiful Muscat and enjoy a guided full day tour of the city, including Dhow cruise. The next day enjoy a half day tour of Fujairah, enjoying an off road excursion to Omani Dibba and the Hajar Mountains. Move on to Dubai where you’ll be transferred to the Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. Enjoy a range of activities such as dune drives, falconry, horse riding, archery or camel trekking. You’ll also enjoy a dune dining experience. On your final full day enjoy the sunrise from a hot air balloon, breakfast in the dunes and a shopping experience with lunch at a traditional Arabic restaurant.
Day 26: Dubai – Delhi
Today, check out and transfer to the airport for your onward journey to Delhi. Upon arrival, you’ll be taken to The Imperial Hotel and have dinner at the Spice Route
Day 27-28: Delhi and Jaipur
You’ll have a full day of sightseeing in Delhi, including the Laxmi Naraya Temple, Qutub Minar, Bahai Temple, the Red Fort and Humayan’s Tomb amongst others. This evening you’ll dine at the Suvarna Mahal. The next day, enjoy a morning at leisure before boarding the Palace on Wheels and heading to Jaipur.
Day 29: Palace on Wheels – Jaipur
You’ll have breakfast on board before boarding a coach for sightseeing trips to Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, the City Palace and lunch will be at the Amber Fort. There will also be stops for shopping and an optional elephant ride.
Day 30: Palace on Wheels – Ranthambore National Park and Chittourgarh
This morning starts with an early morning visit to Ranthambore National Park to hopefully spot a tiger or two. Afterwards, you‘ll return to the train for breakfast before the train continues to Chittourgarh, during which you’ll also have lunch. Upon arrival you’ll have an afternoon of sightseeing, including afternoon tea and a sound and light programme at the Chittourgarh Fort.
Day 31: Palace on Wheels – Udaipur
Today, you’ll enjoy a morning of sightseeing, in Udaipur, taking in the Saheliyon-ki-Bari, City Palace and Crystal Gallery. There will also be an opportunity to do some shopping before lunch at the Palace Hotel. You’ll then take a scenic boat ride before returning to the train.
Day 32: Palace on Wheels – Jaisalmer
Breakfast on board is followed by sightseeing, visiting the Gadsisar Lake amongst other things. After lunch you’ll be transferred to the sand dunes where you’ll enjoy a camel ride and high tea. This evening you’ll head to a 5* hotel for dinner and a cultural programme.
Day 33: Palace on Wheels – Jodhpur
This morning visit the Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and the Umaid Bhawan Museum. There will also be a small amount of time dedicated to shopping, before lunch at the Hanumant Palace.
Day 34: Palace on Wheels – Bharatpur and Agra
An early start to the Keola Deo National Park and Ghana Bird Sanctuary. The train will continue on to Agra, where you will enjoy sightseeing, including a visit to the Agra Fort. You’ll then have lunch at the Mughai Sheraton before visiting the iconic Taj Mahal.
Day 35: Delhi – Hong Kong
After breakfast you’ll disembark the Palace on Wheels for the final time, as you transfer to the airport for your private jet flight to Hong Kong. On arrival, you’ll be taken to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, and enjoy dinner at Tim’s Restaurant before heading to the Temple Street Night.
Day 36-37: Hong Kong
Today you’ll have a full day of sightseeing, including visits to the Tian Tian Buddha and the Man Mo Temple. You can then either take a VIP shopping tour or a day trip to nearby Macau.
Day 38: Hong Kong – Tokyo
This morning you’ll transfer to the airport and your private jet flight to Tokyo. On arrival, transfer to the Aman Hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure, perhaps relaxing with a treatment in the spa. This evening you’ll embark on a tour of Tokyo sampling local food and drink.
Day 39-40: Tokyo, Kyoto
Enjoy a full day private tour, taking in all the must-see sights of this amazing city. Included in this are visits to the Tokyo Hands and Senso-ji Temple. This evening you’ll dine in a traditional sushi restaurant. After a ride n in the First Class section of the the Bullet Train to Kyoto, you’ll transfer to Hoshinoya, before enjoying lunch at a traditional Kyoto restaurant. This afternoon is for sightseeing, with a tea ceremony with a geisha also included. You’ll have dinner at Roan Kikunoi.
Day 41: Kyoto – San Francisco
After breakfast at the hotel you’ll do a little more sightseeing in Kyoto before returning to the hotel for lunch. You’ll then transfer to the airport for your ten hour private jet flight to San Francisco where, upon arrival, you’ll check in to The Fairmont Hotel. You can then choose to go out and enjoy lunch in San Francisco along with a tour of Chinatown of a VIP Segway tour, but we understand today is a particularly long day. So you can also choose to simply relax at the hotel .
Day 42-46: San Francisco, New York
You have a full day of sightseeing on the agenda today, taking in all the iconic sites such as Alcatraz, Lombard Street and of course it includes a ride on the cable car. The next day is at leisure before your private jet flight to New York the next day. You’ll be transferred to The Lotte New York Palace Hotel. Over the next couple of days you can enjoy a full day VIP shopping tour with a personal shopper, take a ‘Hidden New York’ guided tour and watch a show on Broadway. There is also brunch at the View Restaurant as well as a farewell dinner at the Wine Cellar at 21 Club.
Day 47: New York – London
After breakfast you have the rest of the morning at leisure before you transfer to the airport for your private jet flight back to London.
- All flights on a Bombardier Global 5000 or similar and transfers
- Three nights at the 5* Four Seasons George V Hotel incl. breakfast
- Three nights at the 5* Hassler Hotel incl. breakfast
- One night at the 5* Grande Bretagne Hotel incl. breakfast
- 15 nights aboard the Silver Cloud on full board
- Three nights at the 5* Al Maha Resort & Spa on full board
- Two nights at the 5* Imperial Hotel incl. breakfast
- Two nights at the 5* Aman Hotel incl. breakfast
- Seven nights aboard the Palace on Wheels on full board
- Three nights at the 5* Mandarin Oriental Hotel incl. breakfast
- One night at the 5* Hoshinoya incl. breakfast
- Three nights at the 5* Fairmont Hotel incl. breakfast
- Three nights at the 5* The Lotte New York Palace Hotel incl. breakfast
- All sightseeing tours specified
- All meals specified
- All activities specified
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